On Wednesday, January 15, 2020, the New Haven varsity girls basketball team played New Bloomfield in the South Callaway Tournament. This was their second game in the tournament after a loss to Montgomery City. After a tough game, the score in the end was 43-33.
The starters were McKenzie Overschmidt, Madison Langenberg, Ellie Westermeyer, Hannah Rethemeyer, and Mackenzie Wilson. The alternates were Meagan Holtmeyer, Kayla Brumels, Lexi Sidwell, Grace Faris, and Caroline Otten.
After the game the Shamrocks were asked how they thought they played and what things they thought they could work on.
Senior McKenzie Overschmidt said, “I think I played okay. Some things that I can work on are handling pressure and driving the ball to the hoop more.”
Junior Caroline Otten replied with, “I feel we played well and worked hard. I need to work on rebounding, being strong with the ball, and staying on my feet.”
Junior Ellie Westermeyer commented, “I think we played well but there are many things that I can work on like rebounding and making smarter passes.”
The next question asked was about what the team can work on.
Caroline Otten simply said, “Rebounding and boxing out.”
McKenzie Overschmidt added, “The team can work on being focused and ready to play.”
Ellie Westermeyer replied with, “Our team can work on rebounding and being strong whenever we get the ball.”
Good luck, Shamrocks, on the rest of your season!